Analyzing Information: Fundraising and Membership Development

 

 

This worksheet was created by The Denver Foundation's Inclusiveness Project (http://www.nonprofitinclusiveness.org/) to support organizations doing inclusiveness work.

Users are encouraged to customize the worksheet (both content and formatting) to meet the needs of their respective organizations. A Word version is attached. A writable PDF version is also attached.

 

Instructions

 

Available Facts

In what ways do your organization's fundraising and/or membership development activities already reach diverse communities? How are those current efforts successful? 

How can they be improved?

In what ways are your organization's fundraising and/or membership development activities more or less inclusive than those of other organizations in your field?

What best practices from the field regarding fundraising and/or membership development are applicable to your organization?

What trends can you identify in fundraising and/or membership development that are relevant to your inclusiveness initiative?

Did you notice anything else regarding your fundraising and/or membership development activities in the results of the available facts scan?

 

  
Stakeholder Perspectives

Are there any salient themes regarding your organization's fundraising and/or membership development that were identified by a majority of your stakeholders?

In what ways is the culture of your fundraising and/or membership practices perceived by different stakeholder groups to be welcoming of people of color? 

Do stakeholders believe that the organization currently has success in fundraising and/or membership development with communities of color? 

What stories or strongly held beliefs regarding your organization and its fundraising and/or membership development activities were identified by stakeholders? 

Are there any significant inconsistencies in perspectives among groups of stakeholders regarding your organization's fundraising and/or membership development activities?

What trends can you identify regarding your organization's fundraising and/or membership development based on the perspectives of your stakeholders? 

Did you notice anything else regarding stakeholder perspectives in relation to fundraising and/or membership development?

Is there any additional information regarding fundraising and membership that currently isn't available that you would like to collect in the future?      ____ yes ____ no

If YES, what additional information would be helpful? 

 

 

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